Stories By 'Pranaya SJB Rana'
Damien Rice makes heartbreak music. This is the kind of music that is meant to be listened to after heartbreak but it is also the kind of music that will break your heart.
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Ever since its beginnings on the mean streets of New York and London in the 70s, punk rock has always been an irreverent, take-no-prisoners genre of music.
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Nisabdha Shumsher Rana is working on his final novel—a psychological thriller starring a serial killer who will conduct the prime minister’s murder on his 53rd birthday.
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Sunday morning at Lalitpur Madhyamik Vidyalaya was tense. A crowd of former students and parents had gathered at the gates of a community-run Lagankhel-based school. Visibly upset and angry, they were waiting for the gates to open so they could confront the school administration over allegations of sexual abuse by Bodh Raj ‘Basu’ Tripathee, a maths teacher.
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Rachana Dahal was in third grade when her maths teacher first put his hand up her skirt. Dahal, who was just nine years old, didn’t know how to react.
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Raamesh Koirala’s new book about the notorious serial killer Charles Sobhraj is a strange animal. Although ostensibly presented as a non-fiction memoir written by the cardiac surgeon who operated on Sobhraj’s heart, the copyright page of the book asserts that “This is a work of fiction.”
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